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post #31 of 86 Old 09-24-2012, 05:44 AM
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Sorry I missed your post man... I ordered a bunch of different stock brake lines from rock auto. I can dig up the part numbers if you need them.


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post #32 of 86 Old 09-24-2012, 11:33 AM
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how did you determine the legth of your steering arm on the knuckle? why not drill a hole in the arm bolted to the knuckle itself rather then weld the piece on top? id swap those bolts out for studs as well.

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VACJ5 no problem i did some searching and ordered lines and connectors from Speedway they should be here Thursday. and fratis the length was just trial and error and we didnt drill a hole in that arm because we didnt want to pay for a taper reamer and it adds highth to it so it wont bump steer.
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if the steering arm on the knuckle is longer, from balljoint to TRE, then the pitman arm you can loose a bit of steering radius.

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crossmember and driveline in


Home made Pitman arm


My dad welding up steering linkage


Painted the defferential cover
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fratis thats just part of our trial it shouldnt cut down alot of the radius if it does tho
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super steep dshaft without D/C, center welded "steering linkage" butt welded pitman arm with seams, welded histeer arm "cuz we didnt want to buy a tapered reamer" and matching body paint on the diff cover. this is headed straight to: http://128.83.80.200/taco/scarysteering.html

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post #38 of 86 Old 09-27-2012, 02:53 PM
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please read:
http://www.4xshaft.com/driveline101.html

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post #39 of 86 Old 09-27-2012, 07:26 PM
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super steep dshaft without D/C, center welded "steering linkage" butt welded pitman arm with seams, welded histeer arm "cuz we didnt want to buy a tapered reamer" and matching body paint on the diff cover. this is headed straight to: http://128.83.80.200/taco/scarysteering.html
And your point of posting this was humor or humiliation?

I would rather have a broke Jeep, than no Jeep at all.
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I'm with fratis on this one. Dude!! your going to kill someone with that pitman arm and welding on the highsteer arm. I mean this in a nice way Please change it or someone will die.

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Please fix those steering components!

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Please take this as me trying to be helpful.


Right now it looks like you are cobbling something together... because you are.

That is not a cross member. it looks like you bolted plate to the stock 3 bolts then somehow attached a np205 crossmember to that plate.




That is not secure.... I see that plate folding down or up very easily as the other vehicles crossmember is just bolted or welded to a small section of that. You basically made a frankenstein bridge. That is not the right way and I dont see it lasting. You can cut medal and weld... make a new one that is all one piece and hits the stock 6 bolts at a minimum



This is all wrong and dangerous.





I don't think you appreciate or understand the forces involved.

This is a 3/4" plate on my high steer... I welded a 5/8ths bolt to it and ran it down to the stock nuckle tire rode hole. last time out... the 5/8th bolt snapped in half and the 3/4" plate bent up .25 of an inch. And that was just turning at slow speed.




Thinks about much much pressure it took to bend my short 3/4" plate and snap a 5/8ths bolt..... then look at your set up



Please post up pictures and an explanation of how these bumpers are attached to the frame. I'd like to see the top and bottom frame connections to both.

Also I would like pics / and explanation of how those D-rings are mounted to the bumper.






We will help, draw pics, explain, etc... the right way to mount recovery. I am assuming someone will get hurt yanking on those. I would not pull you out and hope you don't ask someone too until you know they are mounted correctly. As of now, its safe to assume that you do not know the right way. let us help ya.
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poke. Good post. I hope he takes your suggestion.
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And your point of posting this was humor or humiliation?
Probably both but maybe he will start to see how scary his crappy home fab parts are.
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